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Kirin knows its apostrophes

Sunday, 21 April, 2013 0 Comments

While its and it’s are surely the most often confused words in English, the people at Kirin Brewery know how to use the apostrophe and there’s no fear that Kirin will be cited by the the Apostrophe Protection Society for abuse of punctuation. By the way, in Japanese, “kirin” can refer to giraffes or to […]

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Do Not Use an Apostrophe to Form a Plural

Tuesday, 27 December, 2011
Do Not Use an Apostrophe to Form a Plural

People of Ireland, listen up: when s is added to a word simply to make it a plural, no apostrophe is used (except in expressions where letters or numerals are treated like words, like “mind your p’s and q’s” and “learn your ABC’s”). Got that?

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